Crowley Shipping, the top-notch vessels and logistics services provider, has formed a new energy division specially focused on diverse services for the support of liquified natural gas and offshore wind sectors, the company announced this Wednesday.
With more than 50 years of experience serving the oil and gas industry, this new division will quickly pivot in these new sectors.
Crowley has provided logistics and distribution services for LNG since 2013, when it acquired Carib Energy LLC; which was the first company to have a permit from the Department of Energy to export LNG to Free Trade Agreement countries.
Since then, Crowley has expanded its solutions from sourcing and distribution services for industrial and commercial customers, to microgrids, engineering services and vessel fuel bunkering services.
“This expertise includes fueling of its own LNG-powered combination container/roll-on roll-off (ConRo) vessels; which operate weekly in the U.S. mainland-to-Puerto Rico liner cargo trade,” the company says in a statement.
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Crowley to provide circular services for offshore wind
For this new expansion of its solutions portfolio, Crowley expects to be a provider of a total lifecycle services for offshore wind; “with tailored solutions in support of the entire project.”
The new offshore division will cover transportation of turbines, designs for support vessels, shoreside terminaling, and supply chain services from farm construction phases to decommissioning.
“The New Energy division is the next evolution in our prioritization of this market; we have a singular focus on developing and delivering access and support to more sustainable energy sources to our customers; draw upon our broad portfolio of engineering and naval architecture, multi-faceted supply chain solutions, and 129 years of maritime transportation to deliver reliable results,” said Matt Yacavone, senior VP at Crowley Shipping.
“We have engineered solutions to assist our industry partners in the installation of their wind farms; once the project is complete, wind power companies can continue to turn to Crowley for operations and maintenance; as well as help managing the terminal and vessel activity,” concluded Jeff Anderini, VP of New Energy division.